Tag Archives: Penguin

January 2016, recent new books for children and teenagers, reviewed by Janet Croft

The more stars, the better the read! For young readers Picture books **Open Very carefully, by Nick Bromley and Nicola O’Byrne. Board book from Nosy Crow and Allen and Unwin. RRP $12.99 From a book which starts with a lovely … Continue reading

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January 2016 Latest adult books as reviewed by Janet Croft

The more stars, the better the read! Non-fiction **The Lightless Sky, by Gulwali Passarlay, with Nadine Ghouri. PB from Allen and Unwin. RRP $29.99 When Gulwali Passarlay’s doctor father was killed during a gun battle with US troops in Afghanistan, … Continue reading

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September-October 2015: New books for children and teenagers reviewed by Janet Croft.

September-October 2015: New books for children and teenagers reviewed by Janet Croft. The more stars the better. Non-fiction *The Possum Magic Cookbook, compiled by Gina Inverarity and Celia Jellett, and illustrated by Julie Vivas. HB from Omnibus and Scholastic. RRP … Continue reading

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September-October 2015: New adult books reviewed by Janet Croft

September-October 2015: New adult books reviewed by Janet Croft The more stars, the better the reading….. Non-fiction It is a bit unusual for me to review cookbooks, but here are three…. *Lindt Excellence, Dark, the best ever recipes. Padded HB … Continue reading

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July 2015 —New books for children and teenagers- Reviewer: Janet Croft

July 2015 —New books for children and teenagers- Reviewer: Janet Croft The more stars, the better! Picture Books Rory the Dinosaur, Me and My Dad, by Liz Climo. PB from Hachette Children’s’ Books. RRP $12.99 This is quite an amusing … Continue reading

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July 2015: New adult book releases, reviewed by Janet Croft

July 2015: New adult books reviewed by Janet Croft The more stars, the better the reading….. Non-fiction *The Test Book by Mikael Krogerus and Roman Tschappeler. HB from Allen and Unwin. RRP $24.99 I am ashamed that this book was … Continue reading

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May-June, 2015: New adult books reviewed by Janet Croft

The more stars, the better the reading….. Non-fiction The Book of the People, how to read the Bible, by A.N. Wilson. PB from Atlantic and Allen and Unwin. RRP $29.99 This book gives the author’s opinion about how the Bible … Continue reading

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